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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Hunzi
mini rant

Why is it that we are supposed to slope the ceiling on a steam shower but you almost never see a photo of a steam shower with a sloped ceiling!!!???!!!

So annoying!

I'm planning a 5x5...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Hunzi
Steam shower research

Happy Christmas Gents!

Ok, so I'm doing research on the details of steam showers. I'm looking at a Thermasol system and the fancy 10inch Thermatouch controller.

Has anyone installed one of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-09-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Hunzi
Anyone in Nebraska? Omaha

Hey guys! I'm looking for a good tile setter in the Omaha area, and I figured this is a good place to start.

Anyone out there? Pictures of your work?

Project thread for any discussion....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Hunzi
New Questions of the Day: 5) so I've...

New Questions of the Day:

5) so I've realized that the tile I'm looking at for the shower DalTile DIAMOND CARRARA MA70 Polished in a 12x24 has no bullnose. Umm Help. How do I finish off a niche?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Hunzi
OK y'all! So the question of the day Question (1)...

OK y'all! So the question of the day Question (1) - what's your favorite tile saw? Currently have a basic undermount wet saw (possibly Skil? something that only cost under $100) but MrHunzi has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Hunzi
Yes, I always get what I want, because that is...

Yes, I always get what I want, because that is the natural order of things! ;-)

- just wanted to see if there were any tile pros out there who had made note - "hey, that's a great tile to work...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Hunzi
The 1925 bathroom gets a New Look

Hey y'all! I doubt anyone will remember but I was here a few years back working on the Starting From Dirt Basement Bathroom and Laundry Room. That was the one where I asked four thousand questions as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
Yay! An update! After your pep talk and a...

Yay! An update!

After your pep talk and a little wifely persuasions, he finished the transition to the laundry room! Just finished the floor and it looks fantastic. I’ll upload a few pictures...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
There's no height difference between the tile and...

There's no height difference between the tile and the wood.

I think he originally poured the SL out to the edge of the doorway, and he was thinking he would somehow find or make a super thin...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
So we've moved on the room outside the laundry -...

So we've moved on the room outside the laundry - AKA the BabeCave - my Mary Kay office/studio and there's one little detail that is a bit of a problem right now.

When MrHunzi did the floor in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Hunzi
I'm guessing that by planks you actually mean...

I'm guessing that by planks you actually mean boards, Joann. Sawn pieces about 3/4" thick?

Yes.

I will ask MrHunzi about the exact details of the boards and joists size/spacing- I haven't been...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
Sorry the final two photos showed up sideways, -...

Sorry the final two photos showed up sideways, - they are right in my files, but I don't know if there is a way to rotate them here.

Hunzi
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
Just popped by to ask about a project of my...

Just popped by to ask about a project of my daughter's and realized I had never posted final photos of the laundry room.

So, tada! Before, during* and after!

*Ignore the plumbing mistakes in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Hunzi
Plank subfloor vs plywood and large format tile

Ok, so MrHunzi is off in a couple of hours to help LilMiss with a tile entryway - not a huge area about 40sqft - but it sits between to rooms with wood flooring.

She purchased 12x18 porcelain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
So progress is being made! The first two slate...

So progress is being made! The first two slate pieces have been installed, hope to put in the last 3 (some are backsplash pieces) tomorrow.

Question - so MrHunzi had a learning moment - and we...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
So we are still in holding mode - we have hit the...

So we are still in holding mode - we have hit the dangerous 95% done zone - where MrHunzi tends to both need a break, then get sidetracked by other projects and shiny objects.

Eventually as a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
I'm back! Ok so we're starting to slowly...

I'm back!

Ok so we're starting to slowly move on the last bits of the laundry room.

We have now glued (full spread) and screwed (every 4in around the edge, 6in in the field) the two 3/4in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
Not exactly related to the tile, but I thought...

Not exactly related to the tile, but I thought you guys might like to see my solution (yes, this is my idea!) for hiding our hot water heater/water softener area which had to be accessed from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
And a tile virgin at that. ;-p I'll be sure...

And a tile virgin at that. ;-p

I'll be sure to relay the complements to the hired help - MrHunzi.

I however take all credit for design, research, procurement, and supervision and general...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
One without the bucket!

One without the bucket!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
Hey, I'm going to get back to the chalkboard...

Hey, I'm going to get back to the chalkboard issue asap - but in the mean time, we finished the bathroom!

Our goal was to create a bathroom in our windowless basement - in our 1884 farmhouse,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
And yes, we know we screwed up about not leaving...

And yes, we know we screwed up about not leaving filler space for the sink cabinet! Good thing this is our "learn on this" project.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
Here you go! I do feel better knowing it...

Here you go!

I do feel better knowing it will stiffen up when we glue/screw it together!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
mini update - so he cut the plywood, and is...

mini update - so he cut the plywood, and is giving it a day or two to fully acclimate before the glue/screw part. (One sheet of ply was in the garage, one in the basement - so different humidities!) ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,891
Posted By Hunzi
So mini progress report - Took the first...

So mini progress report -

Took the first shower! Yay! Looks great, love the shower fixtures.

Still waiting for the sink install and a few other small details.

So meanwhile, we're back to...
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